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7 September, 2018 9:42 AM What Dad Told Me On Phone After 377 Verdict: A Gay Man's Story

For years, the LGBT community has lived with the stigma attached to their identities and has fought for decades for the right to be treated equally. After the Supreme Court overruled its own 2013 decision and partially struck down Section 377, a controversial British-era law that banned consensual gay sex, members of the LGBT community shared stories 306

6 September, 2018 3:02 PM Section 377 verdict: India joins countries where protests led to decriminalisation of gay sex

Women and men had to take to the streets in these countries to fight for equal rights for the LGBT community. Germany | Prior to the Nazi era, the country was fairly tolerant towards homosexuality, albeit without a legal status. However, under Adolf Hitler's regime, thousands of homosexuals were prosecuted. Post-World War II, the Nazi extensions were repealed 81

6 September, 2018 1:11 PM SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships. NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex in a landmark and historic ruling on Thursday, India joined 25 other countries where homosexuality is legal. However, 72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships 100

6 September, 2018 8:29 AM It Is The End Of Section 377: But Before That, Let's Get Some Facts About Homosexuality Straight; Supreme Court Gives Verdict

End of Section 377: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality and said that Section 377 - which puts a ban on consensual gay sex - is arbitrary and irrational. Its time we get our facts straight about homosexuality. In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, a much awaited moment in the gay rights 66

6 September, 2018 8:01 AM Pride, not prejudice: Congress tweets in support of LGBT after SC verdict on Section 377

NEW DELHI: Celebrating Supreme Court's historic verdict decriminalising homosexuality under, Congress on Thursday said that the judgement marks the first step towards an equal and inclusive society. “We join the people of India abd the LGBTQIA+ community in their victory over prejudice. We welcome the progressive & decisive verdict from the Supreme Court 141

6 September, 2018 7:37 AM Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex in landmark verdict

In a landmark judgement on September 6, the Supreme Court of India struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), thereby decriminalising gay sex. The judgement, in favour of gay rights, was pronounced on a number of petitions that had been moved challenging the constitutional validity of the section. The five-judge constitution bench of the apex court 56

6 September, 2018 7:19 AM Homosexuality genetic flaw, cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour: Subramanian Swamy

“Homosexuality is a genetic flaw. Cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour,” said Swamy. “Homosexuality leads to increased instances of paedophilia, gay bars and HIV,” said the BJP leader, adding a controversial statement, “I know many judges who are homosexual.” Swamy has been quite vocal about his views on gay sex and LGBT community. "It (Homosexuality) 91

6 September, 2018 6:56 AM 'Country Gets Oxygen Back,' Tweet Karan Johar And Others

Karan Johar was the first celebrity to welcome the Supreme Court's landmark judgement abolishing Section 377 This morning, a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Misra reversed its own 2013 decision and delivered a spectacular win for India's LGBT+ community. Homosexuality is no longer an offence, the Supreme Court decided, striking down a controversial 51

20 March, 2018 8:31 AM John Oliver Spoofs Book On US Vice President's Pet. It Stars A Gay Bunny

The "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver's picture book is about a "Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny." Last week,The Washington Post brought you news of "Marlon Bundo's A Day in the Life of the Vice President," the furry new tale about the real White House pet rabbit. The children's book, which lands Monday, is illustrated 92

11 February, 2018 8:32 AM In A First, Transgender Activist From Maharashtra Joins Lok Adalat Panel

Nagpur: A transgender activist, who has become a member of the judicial panel at a National Lok Adalat conducted, says the society should not discriminate against the LGBT community and rather support such people. Vidya Kamble (29), who has been working as a social activist for around 10 years, is the first transgender to be a panel member of the Lok Adalat 54